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Effective July 1st, the City of Newport will be introducing a new software program that will help streamline operations for City staff. Please note that while customers will still be able to conduct normal business inside City Hall, residents are advised that certain functions, including online payments, are expected to be impacted through July 18th.

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Newport to Open Emergency Overnight Warming Center

At-Risk Residents Encouraged to Seek Overnight Shelter at City’s Maritime Center

NEWPORT, R.I. (WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1ST, 2023) – Faced with potentially record cold temperatures, the City of Newport’s Emergency Management team is preparing to open an emergency overnight warming center at the Newport Maritime Center beginning on Thursday, Feb. 2nd

The Maritime Center, which is located in the lower level of the Armory Building at 365 Thames St. will be open during overnight hours on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and is intended to augment the City’s network of daytime warming centers and community-based social service providers.

Parking Ban Issued Ahead of Winter Storm

Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots
NEWPORT, R.I. (FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2022) – The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 11 P.M. ON FRIDAY, JAN. 28TH UNTIL 9 A.M. ON SUNDAY, JAN. 30TH due to impending winter weather. 

In order to help facilitate the City’s snow removal efforts, Newport residents are being urged to take advantage of free parking at the Gateway Visitor’s Center, Mary Street, and Easton’s Beach parking lots during the storm. Alternatively, residents are also encouraged to request the use of a neighbor’s driveway to secure off street parking to keep vehicles off the roadways.

Parking Ban, Trash Delay Issued Ahead of Winter Storm

Residents Urged to Keep Cars Off Streets, Utilize City Parking Lots

NEWPORT, R.I. (Thursday, Jan. 6, 2022) – The City of Newport has issued a mandatory Parking Ban from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Friday, January 7, 2022 due to the impending winter storm.

Trash service will also be suspended, resulting in a one-day collection delay for Friday customers.

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  Calendar of Events

School Building Committee

The School Building Committee is responsible for overseeing the construction of the new Rogers High School

Canvassing Board Meeting

The Newport Canvassing Authority is charged with conducting all elections for the City of Newport.


Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission

The Newport Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission is dedicated to the preservation of the City's historic burying grounds. Read the Agenda

Naval Station Newport RAB Meeting

You can meet with fellow citizens and representatives from the Navy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management, and you can help plan studies and cleanups of contaminated sites.

For general information regarding the NAVSTA Newport Environmental Restoration Program (ERP) or more details on this and other upcoming meetings, go to the Navy’s website Click on the tabs Home Page, Site Descriptions, and Administrative Record, or the links within this Navy public website. By clicking on the Administrative Records, you can search public documents related to the investigation and cleanup at ERP sites.

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If you have any questions, please call the Navy Co-Chair at 401-841-7671 or Citizen Co-Chair 404-259-3148.

All meetings are hybrid; held in person at the Sonesta Select, 9 Commerce Drive, Middletown, RI 02842 from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm and online via Microsoft Teams.

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